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(a) A licensed occupational therapist who has been issued a license to practice occupational therapy in another state or territory whose requirements for registration and licensure were equal at the time of his or her registration to the requirements in this chapter may be registered and issued a license by the Arkansas State Medical Board, provided that the state or territory from which the applicant comes accords a similar privilege of registration and licensure to persons registered and licensed in the State of Arkansas by the board.
(b) The issuance of a license by reciprocity by the board shall be at the sole discretion of the board, and the board may provide such rules governing admission as it may deem necessary or desirable.
(c) Any occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant who has been certified by the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education and who has been in continuous practice for the past five (5) years and who comes to Arkansas from a state presently not granting reciprocity or from a state not requiring licensing shall be eligible for licensing in Arkansas.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 17. Professions, Occupations, and Businesses § 17-88-305. Out-of-state license--Reciprocity - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-17-professions-occupations-and-businesses/ar-code-sect-17-88-305/
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